byMatina, Leone, d. 1678; Piccini, Giacomo, ca. 1617-ca. 1669; Hertz, Jacob, 17th cent
Engraved t.p. by Giacomo Piccini, as well as full-page ports. of the author and of doge Dominico Contarini, to whom the work is dedicated. Some of the in-text ports. signed by Piccini. Port. of Nicolaus Contarenus on p. 294 (c. 1) a cancel over an impression of another port. also labelled Nicolaus Contarenus. Port. on p. 37 (c. 2) a cancel over an impression of that on p. 33. Port. on p. 41 (c. 2) printed upside down. Its subject is labelled Ursus Ipatius, that on p. 41 of c. 1 is labelled...
Printer's woodcut device on t.p. Engraved frontispiece by Girolamo Piccini after Ridolfi. Pt. 2 has engraved t.p. by Piccini. Of artists' ports. that are signed, most were engraved by Piccini; that of Titian etched by Giovanni Georgi, that of Dario Varotari engraved by his nephew of the same name. Head- and tail-pieces, initials Topics: Painters, Painters
byGualdo Priorato, Galeazzo, conte, 1606-1678; Piccini, Giacomo, ca. 1617-ca. 1669; Georgi, Giovanni, fl. 1617-1656; Beverenzi, Nicasio, 17th cent; Cungi, Camillo, d. ca. 1649; Eredi di Giovanni Battista Coiro
BM lists 2 variants of this work. The "First series" was published in Augusta, 1658, like the present work, but has title: Scena d'alcuni huomini illustri d'Italia. The "Second series" was published in Venice, 1659, and has title: Scena d'huomini illustri d'Italia. All subjects in the present work are Italian, despite the title